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For Canada, the cost of either meeting its commitments under the Kyoto Protocol, or failing to do so, was too much to bear.

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December on Road to Durban: A Green City Journeyupdated: Fri Dec 09 2011 10:51:00

Over the past four months "Road to Durban: A Green City Journey" has traveled south from the UK to the COP17 Conference in Durban, exploring efforts to reduce carbon emissions in urban centers.

U.N. talks focus on Kyoto Protocolupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 06:36:00

The U.N. climate talks kick off in Durban, South Africa. CNN's Robyn Curnow has a preview of COP17.

Global climate talks kick off in Chinaupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 08:07:00

Representatives from about 200 countries start meeting on Monday in China to narrow differences on climate change and grapple with extreme weather such as rising temperatures and melting polar icecaps.

CNNMoney: Why the Copenhagen climate talks matterupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 10:55:00

It's a massive jamboree, with tempers on both sides of the issue running hot and no final deal in sight.

Comment: Salvation lies in carbon tradingupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 04:22:00

Two market mechanisms within the Kyoto Protocol can help overcome the North-South divide, and help reach a solution between rich and poor nations while overhauling the world's energy industry and creating win-win solutions for the world economy.

Airline industry plans to halve carbon emissionsupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 08:50:00

The global aviation industry has agreed to cut its net carbon emissions to half 2005 levels by 2050 under a plan to be set out on Tuesday by British Airways chief, Willie Walsh.

Green business blog: The airline aiming to be carbon neutralupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 03:10:00

The aviation industry is often perceived as one of the bad guys in the climate change debate. As a mode of transport, flying is regarded as being particularly polluting because of the amount of fuel used at high altitude. And, it is estimated to be responsible for around 3.5 percent of global greenhouse emissions.

'Going Green' with CNNupdated: Tue Jul 07 2009 05:58:00

In just six months' time, the world will be watching as several thousand delegates descend on Copenhagen for the most important climate change talks since the Kyoto Protocol was adopted in Japan in 1997.

CNNMoney: House passes sweeping energy, climate billupdated: Fri Jun 26 2009 22:10:00

The House approved a sweeping energy and climate bill Friday which could for the first time usher in widespread government restrictions on greenhouse gases and help renewable energy become cost competitive with fossil fuels.

Bill Clinton to cities: Act on climateupdated: Wed May 20 2009 04:20:00

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton on Tuesday urged urban leaders and policymakers they need to take the lead now in fighting climate change.

NYC landmark goes 'green'updated: Wed May 20 2009 04:20:00

The owners of New York's Empire State Building are spending millions to go "green." CNN's Maggie Lake reports

Fortune: Why CEOs want carbon lawsupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 11:17:00

What do CEO Bill Ford of Ford Motor, CEO Jim Rogers of Duke Energy and CEO Bruce Usher of carbon trader EcoSecurities have in common? A deep aversion to unpredictability.

World faces 'irreversible' climate change, researchers warnupdated: Thu Mar 12 2009 23:52:00

The world is facing an increasing risk of "irreversible" climate shifts because worst-case scenarios warned of two years ago are being realized, an international panel of scientists has warned.

Japan launches satellite to eye greenhouse gasesupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 01:32:00

The Japanese space agency launched a satellite Friday that will measure greenhouse gases from the earth's orbit.

Climate chief warns against 'tragic' inactionupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 10:51:00

The head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has described as "tragic" the lack of action on climate change by developed countries.

Your ask the expert: Carbon tradingupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 03:19:00

You wanted to know more about carbon trading, and Abyd Karmali, Managing Director and Global Head of Carbon Emissions at Merrill Lynch answered. Canada's Parliament is Dissolvedupdated: Sun Sep 07 2008 14:00:00

Canada's prime minister dissolved Parliament on Sunday and called an early election next month Australian PM Urges More US Climate Change Actionupdated: Tue Aug 19 2008 15:00:00

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd urged the United States on Tuesday to take more action on climate change and become more involved in the global debate on the issue How Denmark Sees the World in 2012updated: Mon Aug 04 2008 19:00:00

The 15th UN climate change summit will convene in Copenhagen in December 2009, and world leaders will begin discussing a successor to Kyoto

Briefing: Climate changeupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 08:59:00

Human-induced climate change is thought to be one of the greatest challenges facing mankind in the 21st Century. A change in temperature of only a couple of degrees has the potential to adversely impact economies, communities and ecosystems throughout the world.

Fueling the futureupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 11:55:00

In the coming years we face an unprecedented challenge -- to provide the means for global prosperity, growth and stability from a radically different set of energy sources. Recession Fear Affects Climate Talksupdated: Thu Apr 03 2008 12:15:00

U.S. negotiators at a United Nations climate conference say steep emission cuts could further rattle the world economy, especially in the developing world U.S. Remains Cool to Warming Pactupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 12:00:00

A White House acceptance of mandatory caps on carbon outputs is conditional on the unlikely prospect of India and China doing the same

True or False: Kyotoupdated: Mon Feb 18 2008 03:05:00

True or False: China, India and other developing countries are exempt from the Kyoto Protocol

True or False: Planesupdated: Tue Jan 22 2008 11:11:00

True or False: Aviation's contribution to climate change is around 3 percent.

Question of the Week: Shipsupdated: Tue Jan 22 2008 11:07:00

A report leaked last year reveals the shipping industry's impact on the environment could be far worse than anyone previously imagined. Other stories have also recently surfaced concerning the growing number of pollution-related deaths directly attributable to ships' emissions.

Winged boats sail greenupdated: Tue Jan 22 2008 11:07:00

Sailing doctor sees green opportunities on the horizon. CNN's Hugh Riminton reports. Who Won and Lost at Baliupdated: Sat Dec 15 2007 11:00:00

The world came together to solve the climate change crisis, and dragged along the U.S., kicking and screaming

U.S. rejects Bali climate draftupdated: Sat Dec 15 2007 01:19:00

The United States has rejected a proposal Saturday by developing nations to clarify their responsibilities to control greenhouse gas emissions, prolonging a tense logjam blocking agreement on negotiations for a new global warming pact, The Associated Press reports.

Indonesian sea turtles releasedupdated: Thu Dec 13 2007 21:49:00

CNN's Dan Rivers reports from the Climate Conference in Bali on the release of Indonesian sea turtles. Can the Planet Be Saved in Bali?updated: Mon Dec 10 2007 20:00:00

Ten years after Kyoto, nations are wrestling once again over climate change. But big questions remain to be answered

U.N. climate change chief takes your questionsupdated: Mon Oct 01 2007 04:38:00

Yvo de Boer, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will be taking questions exclusively from users on the environmental issues that matter to you. Bush Warming Call Prompts Criticsupdated: Fri Sep 28 2007 17:00:00

President Bush called on Friday for a new fund to reduce global warming while refusing to sign emission-reduction obligations, prompting criticism from Environmentalists and some nations

Shifting stance on climateupdated: Fri Sep 28 2007 05:55:00

When science collides with White House politics, the chemistry isn't always pretty. CNN's Miles O'Brien reports

Merkel presses China on climateupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 01:08:00

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged China on Monday to do more to halt climate change, prompting the response that the developed West has been polluting the skies for much longer than the newly developing Chinese.

Kyoto: The next generationupdated: Tue May 08 2007 13:02:00

Troubled, flawed and shunned by the United States, the Kyoto Protocol remains to date the most comprehensive attempt by the international community to tackle, at a governmental level, one of the defining issues of our age: global warming and climate change.

Fortune: Hog Wild for Pollution Trading Why environmental markets are becoming a very big deal.updated: Mon Sep 02 2002 00:01:00

"Two offers at 150."

Fortune: Kyoto Is Bush-Whacked; That's Okayupdated: Mon May 14 2001 00:01:00

George Bush has taken a beating for saying flat out that the U.S. will not try to meet the targets set by the 1997 Kyoto Protocol on global warming. But here's the thing: Kyoto was already dead. Bu...

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